Governor James T. Morehead Records, 1834-1836

Descriptive Summary

Governor James T. Morehead Records, 1834-1836
Morehead, James T.
.5 cubic ft.
Finding Aid Author
Tim Tingle
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Governor James T. Morehead served in office from 1834-1836 as a Whig Party affiliate. Originally from Bullitt County, KY, Morehead resided in Warren County, KY. His occupation was a Lawyer. James T. Morehead is notable as the first native-born Governor, succeeded to office upon death of Breathitt. Governor Morehead was a supporter of Henry Clay. He also later served in U.S. Senate from 1841-1847.

Contents of the Collection

Executive Journal, 1834

  • Volume 1
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